She is not citizen of uk and not of norway . so whay have the immigrations stoped her ? she have her own acount here in norway but she have to come here to open it by signing papers in the bank and now she is stooked in uk because of the health insurance . I dont understand why uk stop her she only want to come home to mee .
can you help mee to get the right answers of all this ??
What visa is she on?
How long does she intend to stay in the UK?
she is on canadian visa and she intend not to stay in uk , she want to come and live with mee in norway as soon as she can leave uk .she can stay here as long as she wants and she is aloud to work here , wee have talked about get married when she are here by mee, she came to uk the 14 dec and want to leave as soon as possible
Are you certain the immigration official said that they would not let her leave the UK without proof of insurance?
I only have the information from kelly my girlfreind .
I assume as a Canadian citizen her English is very good?
Is there any chance she could have misunderstood what they were saying to her?
yes her english is werry good.
mabe she could have misunderstud the situation . I will ask her as soon as i get contact with her she should mail mee soon .
I dont understand why she should pay health insurance in uk for leaving uk and come and live here in norway then the insurance should bee here ! but that i know are free here ,,cos i dont pay for it, unless i choise to get an private insurance
It is usually a condition of a person who is here on a visa that they maintain appropriate health insurance throughout the the duration of their stay in the Uk so that they do not have to access public funds.
However, I have never heard of a person being stopped from exiting the UK because they have not maintained health insurance. I would be astonished if this proved to be the case here. Customs officials generally want to make it easy persons with visas to leave the UK because of the problems with overstayers.
I would also question how they were able to be so accurate with their figures. Customs officials are not insurance agents and the figure is highly suspicious. Insurance for a year of health cover would certainly be under £500 (probably quite a bit under) and would be no where near the £4800 they have quoted.
It's very irregular and I would not be surprised if she had misunderstood the comment or that the official was profoundly misinformed - they are not infallible.
She should obtain insurance herself and keep evidence of this but she will find that it is not as expensive as the figure quoted.
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